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Customer service support, safety guidelines, engineering calculators, and downloadable information for Union Iron products.

Safety

Policy Statement

Union Iron Works is committed to the design of safe products and encouraging safe use. This is accomplished through the use of safety devices, safety decals and operation manuals.

It is the user’s responsibility to ensure that they fully understand and use all safety devices and to follow all safety decals/instructions before operating the product. If users follow the safety instructions, they will be able to operate the product easily and safely throughout its lifetime.

Safety First! Remember: Safety is everyone’s business!

Some items on our website may be shown with safety shields removed for clarity. Do not operate with safety shields removed. Do not modify. Use only for intended purpose. Read manual before operating.

Follow machine safety signs and messages.

Observe safe operating practices. Carefully read all equipment manuals and all safety signs. Safety signs and decals must be kept in good condition.

Replace all missing shields and/or warning decals immediately. Replacement safety shields and warning decals for Union Iron products can be ordered by contacting Union Iron:
Phone: (217) 429-5148, Toll Free Phone: 1-800-333-5148, Email: sales@unioniron.com

Make no unauthorized modifications to the machine. Modifications may endanger the function and/or safety of the unit. Periodically check all mechanical and electrical components. Keep all equipment in good working condition.

Engineering Calculators

Bucket Elevator

Head Shaft Diameter
Enter the Horsepower and Rpm to calculate the required Head Shaft diameter.

Horsepower on Bucket Elevator
The following page will calculate the Horsepower on a Bucket Elevator based on the entered Bushels Per Hour and Height.

Chain Pull Requirements
Enter the Horsepower and Chain Speed to calculate the Chain Pull Requirements.

Table of Speeds

Drag Conveyor Engineering

Head Shaft Diameter
Enter the Horsepower and Rpm to calculate the required Head Shaft diameter.

Chain Pull Requirements
Enter the Horsepower and Chain Speed to calculate the Chain Pull Requirements.

Horsepower On Drag Conveyor
The following page will calculate the Horsepower on a Drag Conveyor based on the entered Bushels Per Hour and Length.

Screw Conveyor Engineering

Horsepower On Screw Conveyor
The following page will calculate the Horsepower on a Screw Conveyor based on the entered Bushels Per Hour and Length.

Tank & Hopper Calculations

Cone Volume
Enter the height and base of a cone in cubic units to calculate the volume of the cone.

Pit Hopper Volume

Horsepower Calculations

Horsepower On Bucket Elevator
The following page will calculate the Horsepower on a Bucket Elevator based on the entered Bushels Per Hour and Height.

Horsepower On Drag Conveyor
The following page will calculate the Horsepower on a Drag Conveyor based on the entered Bushels Per Hour and Length.

Horsepower On Screw Conveyor
The following page will calculate the Horsepower on a Screw Conveyor based on the entered Bushels Per Hour and Length.

Overhung Load Calculator

Manuals

Contact Union Iron Head Office